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Institutional Equity and Diversity
Ava Morton
Program Coordinator, Diversity Institute
La Plata Campus, Room CC205

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Civil Rights Tour

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Join us as we revisit some of Civil Right's most poignant landmarks in Greensboro, North Carolina; Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Montgomery, Selma and Tuskegee, Alabama; Memphis, Tennessee; and Cincinnati, Ohio. Meet and hear from folks who lived history.

In view of the circumstances of the world today a reflection of the past struggles of the Greensboro Four, Rosa Parks, the Freedom Riders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others who boldly took steps to ensure the rights of all Americans. This trip will be a meaningful tool for change.

Stops include historic sites such as the Tuskegee Air Field and National Underground Railroad Museum.

Highlights Include:

The Original Woolworth's Counter (Greensboro, North Carolina)
Center for Civil and Human Rights (Atlanta, Georgia)
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (Birmingham, Alabama)
Edmund Pettus Bridge (Selma, Alabama)
Lorraine Hotel National Civil Rights Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)
National Underground Railroad Museum (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Click to view a full preliminary itinerary.

Sponsored in part by:

Southern Maryland Studies Center NAACP St. Mary's Chapter Pegasus

In the News

Route Covers Most Poignant Historical Landmarks to Commemorate 50th Anniversary

The College of Southern Maryland will host a fall tour to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. Sponsored by CSM’s Diversity Institute, the Oct. 6 to 11 tour will provide an opportunity to visit key locations of the movement, educate participants on Civil Rights history and meet people who were part of major events, according to Mari Canizales, program coordinator of Institutional Equity and Diversity. Read More...